neo-pagan

noun
neo-pa·​gan | \ ˌnē-ō-ˈpā-gən How to pronounce neo-pagan (audio) \

Definition of neo-pagan

: a person who practices a contemporary form of paganism (such as Wicca)

Other Words from neo-pagan

neo-pagan adjective
neo-paganism \ ˌnē-​ō-​ˈpā-​gə-​ˌni-​zəm How to pronounce neo-pagan (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of neo-pagan

1868, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of neo-pagan was in 1868

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“Neo-pagan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/neo-pagan. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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